modern history - 01

Modern History (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams


1. At the time of India's Independence, Mahatma Gandhi was: [1998]


2. Consider the following landmarks in Indian education:
1. Hindu College, Calcutta [1996]
2. University of Calcutta
3. Adam's Report
4. Wood's Despatch
The correct chronological order of these landmarks is:


3. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [1999]
List I (Year) - List II (Event)
A. 1775 - 1. First Anglo-Burmese War
B. 1780 - 2. First Anglo-Afghan War
C. 1824 - 3. First Anglo-Maratha War
D. 1838 - 4. Second Anglo-Mysore War
Codes:


4. The paintings of Abanindranath Tagore are classified as:


5. Who among the following was associated with supression of thugs? [1997]



6. Which one of the following submitted in 1875 a petition to the House of Commons demanding India's direct representation in the British parliament? [2002]


7. Consider the following events:
1. Indigo Revolt
2. Santhal Rebellion
3. Deccan Riot
4. Mutiny of Sepoys
The correct chronological sequence of these events is:


8. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer [1996]
List I
(a) Governor-General of Presidency of Fort William in Ben­gal (Under Regulating Act, 1773)
(b) Governor-General of India (Under Charter Act, 1833)
(c) Governor-General and Viceroy of India (Under Indian Coundls Act, 1858)
(d) Governor-General and Crown Representative (Under Government of India Act, 1935)
List II
1. Archibald percival Wave 11, Viscount and Earl Wavell
2. James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, Earl and Marquess of Dalhousie
3. Charles Cornwallis 2nd Earl and first Marquess of Cornwallis
4. Gibert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmond, Earl of Minto
5. Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma


9. Assertion (A): The first ever Bill to make primary education compulsory in India was rejected in 1911.
Reason (R): Discontent would have increased if every cultivator could read. [1998]


10. In the interim government formed in 1946, the Vice-President of the Executive Council was: [1995]


General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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